S.1896 - Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2005109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Santorum, Rick [R-PA] (Introduced 10/19/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/20/2006 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S8015-8016) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1896 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/19/2005)
Schools Safely Acquiring Faculty Excellence Act of 2005 - Directs the Attorney General, upon request of the chief executive officer of a state pursuant to a request by a local or state educational agency, to conduct fingerprint-based checks of the national and state (where possible) crime information databases on individuals under consideration for employment by the agency in a position in which the individual would work with or around children.
Authorizes: (1) the Attorney General and the states to charge any applicable fees for such checks; and (2) an individual to release derived information only to a person legally authorized to receive it. Prohibits exceeding the authority under, or knowingly releasing information in violation of, this Act.